The CoEHAR Council (made up of 71 of the 95 members of the Center of Excellence of the University of Catania), meeting in an online session, reconfirmed their trust in…
The study marks the first of its kind, shedding light on a novel aspect of oral health among users of combustion-free nicotine products. These findings underscore the aesthetic benefits associated with ECs and HTPs use, signifying a significant departure from the well-known dental color implications of tobacco smoking. As patients increasingly prioritize aesthetics, evident in the growing prevalence of purely cosmetic dental procedures, and with smoking being a prevalent factor, this result serves as a compelling incentive to quit smoking.
A group of researchers from the University of Catania conducted a review on numerous available databases to assess the effectiveness of protocols using magnetic stimulation to treat gambling disorders. A…
On 19th January, in Hotel Palace Catania, there was a Kick-Off meeting held by CoEHAR, its Partners: ABF GmbH from Germany, PRATIA MTZ from Poland and supporting Parties such as…
In their work “Respiratory health effects of e-cigarette substitution for tobacco cigarettes: a systematic review”, researchers analyzed 16 studies from 20 publications: most of the studies showed no difference in respiratory parameters. This indicates that electronic nicotine delivery systems substitution for smoking likely does not result in additional harm to respiratory health.
Professor Li Volti talked about the Replica project results with a presentation titled "The impact of cigarette smoke and reduced risk products aerosol on endothelial function: the REPLICA project"
On behalf of CoEHAR, the Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Harm Reduction, Dr. Lia Emma, researcher of the Replica project, will attend the conference to present the abstract "Cytotoxicity evaluation of vanillin in electronic cigarette liquids on human aortic artery endothelial cells”.
The conference will bring together leading experts in the field to discuss the latest research on dyslipidemias and their management. Topics to be covered include the latest guidelines from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) and the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS), as well as innovative topics such as environmental risk factors, including smoking, and their role in the progression of atherosclerosis.
86% of physicians believe that combustion is more harmful than nicotine. 64%-77% of physicians believe that nicotine directly causes various smoking-related conditions, with 19% to 32% believing strongly.
A panel of tobacco control experts, including Dr. Sudhanshu Patwardhan, Dr. Riccardo Polosa, and Dr. Jed Rose, discuss their views on how the survey results might impact smoking cessation and tobacco harm reduction efforts.